Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Gumball 3000: 20 Years On The Road at werd.com

Gumball 3000: 20 Years On The Road

Britain’s iconic Gumball 3000 is much more than a celebrity car rally and as it reaches its 20 year milestone, it has most surely earned a book. The forthcoming book is a best-of compilation highlighting all the glitz and fame that this international event has attracted from the past two decades, packed with images and unforgettable highlights. Available in November.

Stream 4K for Forty Bucks with Roku Premiere at werd.com

Stream 4K for Forty Bucks with Roku Premiere

Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Television

Roku is killing it with their tiny, portable streaming sticks. And with their two new 4k HDR players, the Premier & Premiere+, they’re bringing prices down even further. The Premiere+ includes a voice remote, while the Premiere has a standard infrared remote. Both feature a very capable quad core processor. At $40 & $50 respectively, you really have no reason not to cut the cord.

An Apollo Mission Photo Book Celebrates The Moon Landing 50 Years Later at werd.com

An Apollo Mission Photo Book Celebrates The Moon Landing 50 Years Later

To mark the upcoming 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing, this new photo book features previously-unpublished images from the NASA archives—now meticulously digitized—captured by the Apollo astronauts during their missions. From among 27,000+ NASA images, the book’s authors curated 225 of the coolest Apollo pictures, creating a unique & inspiring document of a truly milestone achievement of the 20th century.

Amazon Brings Alexa To Every Socket with Smart Plugs at werd.com

Amazon Brings Alexa To Every Socket with Smart Plugs

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

With the introduction of Smart Plugs, Amazon now brings the power of Alexa to every room in your home. They plug into a standard wall socket and allow you to control appliances remotely using the Alexa app or voice control. They can also be set as on/off timers and don’t require connection to any other hub device.

BioLite Has Built A Better Headlamp at werd.com

BioLite Has Built A Better Headlamp

Posted in Gear

BioLite is consistently delivering innovative & functional outdoor products, and with the development of the rechargeable BioLite Headlamp, they’ve taken a classic camp wearable and updated it to modern standards. Their design is lighter, more comfortable, and less bulky than the competition. The light itself is flush with the smart fabric headband so it won’t bounce around, and weight is distributed evenly so the 330 lumen headlamp feels weightless. It also features 4 lighting modes: a red flood, a dimming white flood & spotlight, and a strobing mode.

Gravel’s Explorer SLIM is a Rugged, Lightweight Dopp Kit at werd.com

Gravel’s Explorer SLIM is a Rugged, Lightweight Dopp Kit

Posted in Bags and Gear

Traveling without a toiletry bag keeps things light but you could end up with toothpaste on your tighty-whities. The Explorer SLIM from Gravel is a better option. It’s loaded with pockets both waterproof & fleece-lined and has dedicated ones for your toothpaste & toothbrush & deodorant & razor. The full-zip clamshell design gives you easy access to everything.

Field Notes’ 3 Missions Pack Come with a Special Surprise at werd.com

Field Notes’ 3 Missions Pack Come with a Special Surprise

Posted in Gear and Work

Designed & created by cult graphic guru Aaron Draplin, Field Notes’ pocket-sized memo books are constantly coming out in new & novel limited editions. The latest, 3 Missions Collection feature dramatic photographs from NASA’s Mercury, Gemini, & Apollo programs and are full of facts & figures. The 3-pack set also contains three “Punch-Out and Assemble” Mission-Specific Crew Capsule Models. Get ’em before they takeoff.

This is the World’s Smallest Damascus Steel Pocket Knife at werd.com

This is the World’s Smallest Damascus Steel Pocket Knife

Posted in Gear

No denying that Kickstarter is the birthplace of the “world’s first”, “best”, “smallest” and so on. Here’s another worthy one: The Omni from HRIBARCAIN puts the power of a samurai sword in the palm of your hand. It’s the world’s smallest & sharpest EDC Damascus pocket knife and features a heavy duty Damascus steel blade; which is 5X stronger than regular stainless steel. The minimalist body of the fold-out knife is made of aircraft -grade aluminum. A funded Kickstarter. (because we wouldn’t list it here if it wasn’t)

When You Feel Spun, Spin the Mezmoglobe at werd.com

When You Feel Spun, Spin the Mezmoglobe

Posted in Gear

Lose yourself. Trip out. Chill. Whatever happens when you stare at the Mezmoglobe is your experience to enjoy. This unique desk toy is a revolving sphere that creates a mind-bending 360° continuously flowing helix, creating a hypnotic optical illusion. Made of aerospace grade aluminum, it spins with precision & just keeps spinning. It’s available in 5 finishes, to match perfectly with your decor. A funded Kickstarter.

When You Can’t Stitch It Up, Zip It with ZipStitch at werd.com

When You Can’t Stitch It Up, Zip It with ZipStitch

Posted in Gear and Health

If you think about staring into a gaping wound & having to fix it yourself, ZipStitch is kind of a scary first aid product but not as scary as getting that stitch-worthy wound when you’re far from civilization. Clinically proven to perform, ZipStitch features patented technology that safely & effectively seals up flesh wounds, delivering 8X better protection and even less scarring than stitches. Probably a smart thing to have in your first aid kit, backpack or bug-out bag.

The Stainless Steel Pirani Party Tumbler is the Ultimate Keg Cup at werd.com

The Stainless Steel Pirani Party Tumbler is the Ultimate Keg Cup

Posted in Gear

The vacuum-insulated Pirani Party Tumbler is pretty much the Porsche of Pong cups. It keeps your drinks hot for 6 hours or cold for 12, keeps those red Solo cups out of the landfill and is made of food-safe 18/8 stainless steel. The design also features marks for accurate 1, 2, 5, 8, 12, and 16-ounce pours.

The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War at werd.com

The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War

In The Escape Artists, New York Times best-selling author Neal Bascomb has unearthed a little-known and spellbinding story of the downed Allied airmen who masterminded the remarkable breakout from one of Germany’s most brutal World War I prison camps, the infamous Holzminden. Led by ace pilot David Gray, the prisoners plan a daring escape, one that will take them through 150-miles of enemy territory with nothing but their wits.

Stan Smith: Some People Think I’m A Shoe at werd.com

Stan Smith: Some People Think I’m A Shoe

Since its introduction in the early 1970s, the Stan Smith has gone on to become not only the best-selling Adidas shoe of all time, but also represents one the truly iconic & enduring sneaker designs. Written by the man behind the shoe, Stan Smith himself, it includes anecdotes from style influencers, designers, sports legends, and fervent sneaker fans all eager to share their thoughts about the pop-culture importance of this simple shoe.

Captain’s Dinner: A Life On The Sea & Authentic Recipes From Real Fishermen at werd.com

Captain’s Dinner: A Life On The Sea & Authentic Recipes From Real Fishermen

Merging photography, compelling stories, and authentic fisherman’s recipes, Captain’s Dinner is a unique volume that defies genre to present the perspectives and experiences of real fishermen. Author and photographer Paul Pflüger braved wind and weather to accompany 27 fishermen at work on European seas, observing their daily routine over several months. The result is a lively, intimate, and unadulterated logbook of fishing and life at sea.

The PlugBug Duo has the USB Ports Your New Macbook Doesn’t at werd.com

The PlugBug Duo has the USB Ports Your New Macbook Doesn’t

Posted in Gadgets and Tech

The PlugBug Duo for Macbook snaps into your power adapter to bring back the USB ports your new machine is lacking. Now you can charge up your wireless headphones, battery pack, Magic Mouse, and everything else, while you’re charging your laptop. In addition to the dual USB ports, the PlugBug comes with 5 international adapters that will work in over 150 countries.